1962 Stockholm Interzonal
January 27 - March 6, 1962

                    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3
 1. Fischer    USA  x   1     1  1  1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  1 1  17- 4
 2. Geller     USR   x    1  1 1 1  0 1  1 1  1   1 0 1  15 - 7
 3. Petrosian  USR    x        1 1   1  1  1 1 1  1  15 - 7
 4. Korchnoi   USR  0   x 1    0  1 1  1 1  1   1 1 0 1  14 - 8
 5. Filip      CZE     0 x   1  0   1 1    1 1  1 1 1  14 - 8
 6. Benko      USA   0    x    1 0    1 1 1 0 1 1  1 1  13- 8
 7. Gligoric   YUG        x 0   1   1 0 1  1  1  1 1  13- 8
 8. Stein      USR   0   0  1 x 1 0 0  1   1  1  1 1 1 1  13- 8
 9. Portisch   HUN  0 0  1    0 x 1      1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0  12- 9
10. Uhlmann    DDR   0   1 0  1 0 x 1 1  0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0  12- 9
11. Olafsson   ICE  0  0 0  1 0 1  0 x   0   1  1 1 1 1 1  12 -10
12. Pomar      SPA   1 0 0      0  x 0 0 1   1 1  1 1 1  12 -10
13. Bolbochan  ARG  0 0   0   0    1 x     1 1   1 1  11-10
14. Barcza     HUN  0   0 0  0   1 1 1  x       1 0 1  11 -11
15. Bilek      HUN  0 0 0 0  0 1   0  0   x   1 1 1 1 1 1  11 -11
16. Bisguier   USA  0 0    0 0 0 0 0      x   1  1 1 1   9-12
17. Bertok     YUG  0  0 0  0   0 0 0      x   0  1    7-14
18. Yanofsky   CAN  0 0   0 1 0 0 0 1  0 0  0   x 1   0    7-14
19. German     BRA  0  0  0 0   1 0 0 0 0  0 0  0 x   1 1   7 -15
20. Schweber   ARG  0  0 0  0 0 0 0 0 0    0  1   x 1     7 -15
21. Teshner    BRD   0 0 0 0   0 0 1 0 0  0 0 0    0 x 1 1   6-15
22. Cuellar    COL  0 1  1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0  0 x    5-16
23. Aaron      IND  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   0  0  x   4 -18


  • Players in Green advanced to the 1962 Candidates Tournament.

  • Stein, Benko and Gligoric tied for 6th place and played off for the final spot in the Candidates:
               1  2  3
    Stein     xx  11  3-1
    Benko      xx 1-  2-1
    Gligoric  00 0- xx  0-3

    Stein won the playoff, but was excluded by a rule passed in the 1959 FIDE Congress that limited the number of players from one country who could qualify to three. Since Petrosian, Geller, and Korchnoi had qualified ahead of him, Stein was excluded and his spot went to Benko.

  • Tal, as the loser of the last World Championship, and Keres, as the runner up in the previous Candidates, were seeded into the 1962 Candidates.

  • Uhlmann began the tournament with a 10-4 score, but collapsed near the end and failed to qualify.


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